Influence of Personal Variables on Core Affective Life Skills of Adolescents
- 1Department of Home Science KVR Govt. College for women (Autonomous), Kurnool, A.P., India
Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 4, Issue (4), Pages 1-6, April,27 (2016)
This study was conducted to find out the influence of personal variables on core affective life skills of adolescents. Sample comprised of 544 adolescents including 292 girls and 252 boys. Life skills Assessment Scale (LSAS) developed by Dr. R. Subasree, and Dr. A. Radhakrishnan Nair was used to assess the levels of life skills. Questionnaire was used to find out the personal variable. The result revealed that order of birth and family income has significant influence on interpersonal relationship dimension of life skills. Gender, number of siblings and family type has no significant influence on core affective life skills.
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